CLS Files Lawsuit to Challenge Pennsylvania’s Childline Registry

PHILADELPHIA, PA – On August 10 parents, caregivers, and community organizations filed suit in the case of A.W. v. Commonwealth to challenge Pennsylvania’s ChildLine Registry as unconstitutional. The suit, filed in Commonwealth Court, alleges that parents and caregivers are listed on the Registry and labeled as “child abusers” without first having a chance to defend…

How Is That Legal? A new podcast from CLS

How many times have you encountered an injustice that shocked you so much that you wondered, “How in the world could this possibly be legal?”   Well, that’s exactly why we at Community Legal Services created our new podcast, “How Is That Legal?”. With help from our host, CLS Chief Equity and Inclusion Officer Kee Tobar,…

We’re Hiring! CLS Is Looking for a Managing Attorney for Our Health and Independence Unit

CLS’s Health & Independence (H&I) Unit represents low-income families, survivors of domestic violence, immigrants, older adults, and people with disabilities on a wide range of issues including accessing public benefits, preventing institutionalization, and ensuring access to healthcare and health insurance. We also advocate to maintain economic stability by preventing interruption or reduction of Social Security…